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Evaluation of the nutraceutical, antioxidant and cytoprotective properties of ripe pistachio (Pistacia vera L., variety Bronte) hulls.
Every year tons of pistachio hulls are separated and eliminated, as waste products, from pistachio seeds. In this study the hulls of ripe pistachios were extracted with two organic solvents (ethanolExpand
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Evaluation of the antioxidant and cytoprotective properties of the exotic fruit Annona cherimola Mill. (Annonaceae)
Abstract Cherimoya is a tropical and subtropical native exotic fruit which has become an important crop due to its tasty flavor, high pulp content, nutritional value and potential use in folkExpand
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Flavanones: Citrus phytochemical with health‐promoting properties
Citrus fruit and juices represent one of the main sources of compounds with a high potential for health promoting properties. Among these compounds, flavanones (such as hesperetin, naringenin,Expand
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Biochemical and antimicrobial activity of phloretin and its glycosilated derivatives present in apple and kumquat.
Phloretin and its glycosylated derivatives (phlorizin and phloretin 3',5'-di-C-glucoside) are dihydrochalcones that have many interesting biological properties. The results obtained showed that theExpand
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Cyanidin-3-O-galactoside in ripe pistachio (Pistachia vera L. variety Bronte) hulls: Identification and evaluation of its antioxidant and cytoprotective activities
Abstract Anthocyanidins, compounds with several health promoting properties, are able to influence a broad range of biological processes. In the present work we identified cyanidin-3-O-galactoside inExpand
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Trehalose: a biophysics approach to modulate the inflammatory response during endotoxic shock.
We evaluated the effects of trehalose against endotoxic shock, a condition in which the loss of bio-membrane integrity plays a pivotal role. In addition we performed a biophysics experiment by quasiExpand
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C- and O-glycosyl flavonoids in Sanguinello and Tarocco blood orange (Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck) juice: Identification and influence on antioxidant properties and acetylcholinesterase activity.
Sanguinello and Tarocco are the blood orange (Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck) cultivars most diffused worldwide. Reversed phase liquid chromatography coupled with MS-MS analysis showed that these twoExpand
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Anti-aggregation properties of trehalose on heat-induced secondary structure and conformation changes of bovine serum albumin.
During our experimental work, aggregation of bovine serum albumin was obtained incubating the protein solution at 60 degrees C to investigate temperature-induced secondary structure, conformationExpand
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The effects of processing and mastication on almond lipid bioaccessibility using novel methods of in vitro digestion modelling and micro-structural analysis.
A number of studies have demonstrated that consuming almonds increases satiety but does not result in weight gain, despite their high energy and lipid content. To understand the mechanism of almondExpand
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The interaction and binding of flavonoids to human serum albumin modify its conformation, stability and resistance against aggregation and oxidative injuries.
BACKGROUND Interactions of ligands with proteins imply changes in the properties of the macromolecules that may deeply modify their biological activities and conformations and allow them to acquireExpand
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